Virginia Lake, Whanganui

4.8
Stroll along the verdant, forest-lined shores of tranquil Virginia Lake, or stop by the onsite winter gardens, home to many tropical and exotic plants. Admire the various sculptures, feed the ducks, swans, and geese on the water, and visit their brightly colored cousins in the aviary. If you're feeling peckish, stop by the cafe for coffee and cake. Don't forget to bring coins to turn on the fountain. Use our Whanganui vacation generator to visit Virginia Lake on your trip to Whanganui, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • July 18, 2017
    Beautiful make with amazing views Well worth a visit can feed the ducks Enjoy the indoor winter garden and the cafe was delicious with reasonable priced food for families  more »
  • June 18, 2017
    Lovely little park in Whanganui worth a visit if in town. Peaceful and quiet and very pretty. Would be a good spot for a picnic  more »
  • April 30, 2017
    Virginia Lake never gets old, and ive been continuosly going since i was a youngin! Great to get the family outdoors to enjoy freah air while you walk the outskirts of the lake. Trek the different tra...  more »
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  • June 5, 2017
    A beautiful place for a walk. Fairly flat with good paths.
  • March 30, 2017
    Best place to visit in Whanganui. Took the nephew for a walk and found several painted #whanganuirocks hidden around the lake.
  • February 13, 2017
    A popular place for walkers, families and active relaxers too
  • August 4, 2017
    Beautiful views.
  • September 14, 2017
    Really pretty place for a walk

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